A Dream of Financial Independence

Drugmokyid was the youngest among her co-trainees and is not married. She was only able to go to grade 6 at school because the family could only afford to send one of their children through school, and that was her brother. She spends her days helping her parents herd the family cattle which is their main source of income. Sometimes, she is able to find odd jobs to help supplement the family income.

She doesn’t want to depend on a husband for her future but with no skills or education, job prospects are very few. Her dreams came true when she joined the Husky Energy (now a member of the Cenovus group of companies) Tailoring Skills for Women program.

She is embracing this learning opportunity and is determined to do her very best. This positive and outgoing young woman, is looking forward with excitement to a future of opportunities and financial independence.

  

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